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Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

Call for Applications: Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship – Deadline: June 7, 2021

Rio Tinto Graduate Scholarship As part of its ongoing commitment to innovation and research, Rio Tinto offers an $18,000 graduate scholarship for a UBC graduate student in a field of pure or applied science related to Rio Tinto’s activities in mining. Eligible research areas are: aluminum metallurgy, electrolysis of molten salts, hydrometallurgy, science of the […]

Call for Applications: Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Funding – Deadline: June 14, 2021

Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Bridge Funding The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will match funds provided by graduate programs (to a maximum of $8,000 per student and to a maximum of $50,000 for the program in total) to support Master’s Indigenous students registered at the UBC-Vancouver campus for the 2021/22 academic year (i.e., from 1 […]

Call for Applications: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program – Deadline: July 11, 2021

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program As the most prestigious postdoctoral award in Canada, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program provides the opportunity to bring top talent to join the research community at UBC. Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded to the very best postdoctoral researchers, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth. […]

NAME celebrates student design with virtual industry showcase

NAME celebrates student design with virtual industry showcase

The Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering program hosted its annual Student Design Celebration, showcasing the culmination of MEng students’ two terms of study to an online audience of industry members and alumni. As part of their final course, NAME students do a computer-aided ship design project bringing together the knowledge from all their previous courses […]

Media Mention: Do we really need to mask up outdoors? Dr. Steven Rogak comments on the need to evaluate risk.

Media Mention: Do we really need to mask up outdoors? Dr. Steven Rogak comments on the need to evaluate risk.

MONTREAL GAZETTE: Despite emerging science that has changed what we know about how the coronavirus is transmitted, there’s been one constant over the past year: that outdoors is safer than indoors. But lately that message is getting murky, with Quebec recommending the wearing of masks outdoors, then rescinding the recommendation — kind of, and Ontario […]